Weight Loss or Improved Health?

What are your goals?

1011220_10200770038425924_698005190_n                                                                                                                     When I ask this question, most of the time the response is to lose weight.  I’d like to share some really important information that I learned recently.

Medications are everywhere these days.  If you have a disease; if you have anxiety; if you are at risk for certain health issues; if you are breathing…

Seriously, there needs to be a change in how we treat ourselves before we get sick.  Preventative care should be a mandatory course in schools these days; and required upon receiving health care coverage.

Let’s talk a little about what happens when the “average” person has indulged a bit too much in fast foods, desserts, coffee houses, late night out with friends, and just life in general.

They gain weight.

The first response is to look to the first and easiest way to lose it, right?  And then?

Shouldn’t improving our health be the biggest priority?  Obviously, not everyone needs to lose weight; but everyone needs to be healthy.  Improved health can be helped by alleviating the common struggle of nutrition.

How is your daily nutrition?

Are you interested more in weight loss; or  health benefits?

Sadly, most people choose weight loss.  But to what extent?  Where does it end?  And worse yet, how does it weaken our immunities and bodies?

Take this simple quiz and let’s see how on track you are these days:

1)  Do you feel “good”; or can you feel better?  (most people assume what they feel is “normal”; but many times it’s just not ideal but they don’t know there is a difference).

2)  Are you feeling tired half-way through your day (the “afternoon slump”) and have to get a coffee or Red Bull to keep going?

3)  Do you have cravings?

4)  Do you struggle with, and feel like you’re in a fog most of the time?

5)  Could you be more ‘regular’?

*If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, it most likely means that your body is vitamin or nutrient deficient.  And what happens when you mix that with wanting to lose weight?  When your body doesn’t get adequate nutrients, it reacts in forms of being tired, having cravings and trouble concentrating.

This is how simple nutrition works:  The average diet and vitamin content that we need every day is based on a 2,000 calorie a day plan.  Most people don’t ever get this much vitamins on a good day because our diets lack nutrition and is mostly processed.

Then, we attempt to lose weight.  So we cut our calories way back.  We cannot cut calories without subsequently cutting the amount of volume of nutrients we are taking in.  So when people are dieting, they end up feeling physically drained, hungry and irritable and usually within two weeks, they binge; they give up and then they feel like failures.  This leads to gaining the weight back and the viscous cycle continues.

Has this ever happened to you?  I know I’ve experienced this so many times in my life that I thought something was seriously wrong with me.

It’s frustrating because you don’t feel great about yourself.  What you need is something that will provide your body with nearly all of your daily vitamins and is low in calories.

hmmmm….

You’re giving your body what it needs to repair , perform, and feel better.  You’re fueling it; and not depriving it…

What could it be?

1044261_10200350597230961_946678333_n (1)                                                                       What is Shakeology?

It’s the healthiest most nutritious meal I put in my body every single day and I have never felt better drinking it!

I no longer suffer my terrible sugar cravings.  I no longer feel edgy and deprived.  I no longer get crazy energy slumps and need to rely on caffeine for a boost…and then ultimate crash again!

When you feel better and have more energy, you are more likely to stick with what is working long term.  No more yo-yo dieting. No more deprivation.

When you feel crappy and grouchy and are low on energy, you are more likely to give up.  Have you done this before?  I know I have!!

So, what does Shakeology really do for you?  For 160 calories (depending on the flavor); you get nearly all of the vitamins and nutrients your body needs for the entire day.  PLUS over 70 SUPER FOODS that can help regulate your body in many ways.  One shake is equal to nearly 5 plates of salad…and really, who wants to eat that much salad every day, anyway?

Add in some fruit, nuts and almond milk and you have a 250-300 calorie meal and a whole food delivery system that your body is going to absorb and use.  Shakeology is a great tool to get all of those vitamins; not to mention superfoods in your body. Especially when you’re trying to cut calories.

If nutrition is 80%  of the weight loss factor, why on earth would you NOT bother with the #1 tool that makes the entire nutrition process so much easier? (and no, there is NO other product on the market that compares!  Look for yourself, as we already have)

What if you’re already at your ideal weight; or actually are looking to GAIN weight?  That’s fine too!  If health and fitness are your foundation; all you need to do is add extra calories to your shakes and you will see the results you are looking for without missing out on the daily vitals.

Since weight loss is such a popular practice; it’s also a byproduct of improved health and dense nutrition.  Are you on track?

Think you’re healthy?  There’s always room for improvement and I challenge you to take advantage of just 30 days to see how your body feels.  You will feel a shift in your energy; but not like a caffeine high; it’s more of a rested energy.  As though you woke up after a great night’s sleep and you just feel good.

Since dieting is about weight loss only; what then?

What about your health?

 

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